The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
(FMCSA) is leading a multi-state enforcement action to reduce commercial vehicle crashes.
The “SafeDRIVE” enforcement initiative will take place from August 3 to 6. Particularly, with a focus on I-95 in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.
In addition, Arkansas, Connecticut, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia are among the other states taking part in SafeDRIVE.
Meanwhile, from August 3rd to 6th, enhanced enforcement will get conducted along the I-81 corridor from New York to Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.
In other words, SafeDRIVE’s enforcement intentions will target both passenger car and commercial motor vehicle driver behaviors. Such as reckless driving, speeding, tailgating, failure to wear safety belts, distracted driving, and driving under the influence. Most importantly they will make efforts to ensure that CMV drivers follow the industry rules. Such as hours of service compliance, commercial driver license compliance, medical certification, and commercial motor vehicle credentialling.
According to the FMCSA, SafeDRIVE began in 2014. When 400 troopers, police officers, and FMCSA inspectors stationed on the 900-mile s of I-95. In the following states, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. For example, three days of targeted enforcement, resulting in zero traffic fatalities in the corridor. Because of the success of that endeavor, SafeDRIVE has extended to many additional states with many enforcement periods every year.
Similarly, they had a SafeDRIVE back on June 22–24, 2021. The new scheduled SafeDRIVE blitz is on for October 5–7, 2021.
A good truck driver shouldn’t worry about this, because you should know the laws and follow them. On the other hand, if you are a driver, that isn’t Mr. Perfect then prepare yourself and drive safely.
Therefore, if you know a truck driver, make sure you share this article with them. We are confident it will help them a lot.